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United Nations Marks International Day Against Nuclear Tests

Marking the International Day against Nuclear Tests, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has called for a renewed global commitment to a world free of nuclear weapons and nuclear tests. On this International Day against Nuclear tests, ... Look to the Stars, 8 hours ago
East Africa: EALA Hails Hon Sam Kutesa, 17 hours ago

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Thailand assembly elects coup leader General Prayut Chan-O-Cha as prime minister

Thailand's national assembly has reportedly chosen coup leader, General Prayut Chan-O-Cha, as the next Prime Minister that further consolidates the hold of military on the power corridors of Thailand. Prayut, who had earlier ousted an elected government on ...
 Sify1 week ago UNHRC complaint may embarrass Modi  Rediff.com3 weeks ago Prime Minister Narendra Modi to address United Nations General Assembly on September 27  Economic Times1 month ago PM to address UN General Assembly on Sep 27  Rediff.com1 month ago

UN working group proposes ambitious future development agenda

New York, July 22 (IBNS) Member States have forwarded to the United Nations General Assembly a set of proposed goals that consider economic, social and environmental dimensions to improve people’s lives and protect the planet for future generations.
 Sify1 month ago UN Member States receive report on finance for sustainable development  Sify1 week ago 'Indigenous peoples' must feature in new global development agenda, stress UN experts  Sify1 month ago New UN forum seeks to set the stage for future global development agenda  Sify2 months ago

UN sets up prize in honour of Nelson Mandela

United Nations, June 7 (IANS) The UN General Assembly Friday established the United Nations Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela Prize as a tribute to the achievements and contributions of the late South African leader. "Our best tribute to Nelson Mandela is not found ...
 First Post.com2 months ago UN calls for greater commitment to tackle AIDS  First Post.com2 months ago Honouring Nelson Mandela's legacy, UN pledges acts of kindness and goodwill  Sify1 month ago UN establishes prize in honour of late Nelson Mandela  Sify2 months ago

Jordan's Prince Zeid appointed UN human rights chief

The United Nations General Assembly on Monday unanimously approved Prince Zeid Ra'ad Zeid al-Hussein of Jordan as the new High Commissioner for Human Rights, succeeding Navi Pillay of South Africa. “I am going to be the first High Commissioner from the ...
 Sify2 months ago Jordan's UN envoy to be new human rights chief  Prokerala2 months ago Live: AirAsia announces Bangalore-Kochi flight  Sify2 months ago
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Begin healing J&K by removing AFSPA

In September this year, on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly meetings, Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is scheduled to meet his Indian counterpart, Narendra Modi. There is every likelihood that this meeting will take place unless, of ...
 Asian Age2 months ago Nawaz Sharif won’t quit, deadlock still on  Asian Age1 week ago No Modi-Sharif meeting in New York next month: Basit  India Today1 week ago

UN states overcome impasse to pass peacekeeping budget

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - A U.N. General Assembly committee approved on Thursday a new troop-reimbursement rate for countries contributing nearly 100,000 peacekeepers to 16 missions, overcoming an impasse that left the world body's operations in financial ...
 Reuters1 month ago

32 nations back Judaism's Yom Kippur as UN holiday

Thirty-two countries have written to a U.N. General Assembly committee asking the United Nations to recognize Judaism's holiest day, Yom Kippur, as an official holiday. The letter to the assembly's Committee on Conferences, circulated on Wednesday, says the ...
 Sify1 month ago

UN expects upcoming Samoa small island conference to generate vital partnerships

New York, Aug 22 (IBNS) The United Nations expects over 300 initiatives to be announced two weeks from now at a major world conference aimed at fostering partnerships with small island developing States, a top UN organizing official on Thursday said. Speaking ...
 Sify1 week ago Ahead of Samoa conference, island nations gather in New York to discuss partnership opportunities  Sify2 months ago

Flurry of diplomatic act...

North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Su-yong's visit to the U.S. in mid-September to give a speech at the United Nations General Assembly, which convenes on Sept. 16, will be the first visit by the communist state's foreign minister in 15 years. There ...
 Korea Herald10 hours ago 'NK foreign minister to visit US'  Asia News Network20 hours ago
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